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Clergyman

Robert Alden Hutchison, American clergyman. member board of trustees American Anti-Saloon League, also of State Board of Pennsylvania Anti-Saloon League.

Background

Hutchison, Robert Alden was born on February 8, 1862 in Claysville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Mary (Robinson) Hutchison.

Education

Student Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1888, A.M., 1891. Graduate Xenia (O.) Theological Seminary, 1891.

Doctor of Divinity, Grove City, Muskingum and Monmouth colleges, 1907. Doctor of Laws, Cedarville (O.) College, 1927, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1927.

Career

1 son, James Renwick. Married second, Jean Stirling, December 16, 1909. Children—Robert Alden, Russell Stirling, Margaret Jean, Mary Joan.

Ordained ministry U.P. Church, of North America, 1891. Pastor 1st Church, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1891-1907. Elected president Muskingum (O.) College, 1904, but declined.

General secretary and member Board of Home Missions U.P. Church, since 1907. Opened many schools and chs. in mountains of Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee. Elected moderator General Assembly U.P. Church, 1926.

Moderator Synod of Pittsburgh, 1901. An organizer Keystone Party, 1910, and member state committee, vice chairman and chairman Allegheny County Committee of Keystone Party. Member board of trustees American Anti-Saloon League, also of State Board of Pennsylvania Anti-Saloon League.

Chairman of 75th Anniversary Committee of United Presbyterian Church. One of fifteen Dry delegates selected in Pennsylvania as candidate to the 18th Amendment Convention.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Memory Talks on Spiritual Power, 1899. Save America, 1920

    • also Holy Spirit—Word Outline, 1924.

Membership

Member board of trustees American Anti-Saloon League, also of State Board of Pennsylvania Anti-Saloon League.

Connections

Married Mary Orr, October 19, 1892 (died 1896).; married second, Jean Stirling, December 16, 1909. Children: Robert Alden, Russell Stirling, Margaret Jean, Mary Joan.

father:
James Hutchison

mother:
Mary (Robinson) Hutchison

spouse:
Mary Orr

spouse:
Jean Stirling

child:
Robert Alden Hutchison

child:
Russell Stirling Hutchison

child:
Margaret Jean Hutchison

child:
Mary Joan Hutchison